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Amnesty: Documents Show Nigeria Oil Spill Larger Than Reported

In Nigeria, Shell oil company is under fire once again after Amnesty International publicized court documents saying the company under-reported the size of two 2008 oil spills in the Niger Delta.   Since 2011, Shell has been fighting a lawsuit by 15,000 people affected by a pair of oil spills that occurred near the village of Bodo in the oil-producing Niger Delta region. New court documents published by Amnesty International this week show that the oil company understated the size...

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